Overweight Children at Risk for Headaches

Overweight Children at Risk for Headaches A recent study suggests that obese children may be at a much higher risk of experiencing headaches than their peers. The study of over 900 children and teens revealed that as the body mass index of the children lowered, the occurrence of headaches decreased. BMI, or body mass index, has long been linked to increased frequency in chronic headaches among adults. The study, conducted by the Headache Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, concluded that although there has been no causal link established between obesity in children and headaches there may be substantial environmental conditions that are common in both conditions. In other words, poor lifestyle choices are likely to effect health even at an early age. Related Posts Overweight Children at Risk for Headaches Obesity Can Lead to Chronic Headaches A recent study by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York has shown that obese people are much more likely to experience chronic … Migraine Headaches Caused by Oral Contraceptives Migraines are the number one side effect reported by women who use oral contraception. This is generally attributed to the fluctuation of estrogen levels in … Co-existing Migraine and Tension-Type Headaches There are so many of us today that experience tension-type headaches and we do not have the slightest idea of what to do or how … share: Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post